- Music Reviews
- August 17, 2018
Out of the Blues (Concord Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
40 years past the original, Heartworn Highways Revisited captures the next round of Outlaw country.
Let’s see how Dylan’s gospel songs sound when interpreted by other singers.
Paul “HR” Hudson led the band Bad Brains but fell into mental illness. This is the story of his finding the way back.
The great Ronno – Mick Ronson – shines in this loving look at the glam-rock pioneer.
Lydia Loveless bares her soul in this riveting film.
Brad Paisley rocks Morgantown, West Virginia in this combo CD/DVD release.
Satan visits rural Florida looking for souls but when he makes a bad deal with a local, his business plans go up in slime.
Peter, Paul and Mary made big waves with quiet folk music in the 1960s. Check out these rare and candid clips from their heyday.
Moody Blues frontman Justin Hayward is alive and kicking in the 21st century, and we get a good view on how his progressive rock roots have bloomed over the years.
Follow the rise and fall of Tower Records, one of the most important retailers for the entire rock and roll generation.
An early documentary by Robert Mugge explores the world of Avant Garde composer George Crumb.
The Blu-ray reissue of Comin’ At Ya, a 1981 3D Spaghetti Western movie falls flat.
Check this ultra-hip 1982 doc on Gil Scott-Heron; he’s a master musician and poet and he explains his career and inner artistic vision.
Famed music venue “Doc’s Music Hall” in Muncie, Indiana survived urban decay but can’t make through a civic revival.
This classic surrealist punk-rock, low-budget, lo-fi movie by the entire Mystic Knights of the Oingo-Boingo family returns in color, black and white and covered in a delicious Special Sauce of bonus features.
This low-key documentary on a little-known area of Eastern Europe explores its culture and history. It’s a nice place, but I wouldn’t want to invade it.
Archival footage and interviews show us the entertainers of the 1940’s as they do their part for the war effort.
Devo’s 2014 “Hardcore Devo” tour showed them going back to the days before Energy Domes, hit singles, or hope of radio airplay; back to the days of like-minded weirdoes banging out songs in the basement.
The legendary punk guitarist and songwriter gets profiled in Looking For Johnny.
Collection of Devo’s live performances and videos from the late ’70s and 1996.